Full-time freelance writer based in Glasgow, Scotland… author of 17 books, three of which are in the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Permanent Collection… former news editor at TeamRock.com… former band manager, drummer and keyboardist… TV and radio presenter… real ale fan.
Foo Fighters Aim to Start Work on New Album Next Month
Drummer Taylor Hawkins hopes ‘Concrete and Gold’ follow-up will arrive in 2020.
‘Holy S––-!’: Def Leppard React to Las Vegas Stage Set
Behind-the-scenes video shows band’s first reaction to Sin City residency venue.
Slayer Too ‘Terrifying’ to Sponsor NASCAR Car
Vehicle was set to run with band logo at speedway.
35 Years Ago: Iron Maiden Release Backstage Argument as B-Side
“Mission From ‘Arry” was recorded by Bruce Dickinson as Steve Harris and Nicko McBrain fought over stage incident.
Tool’s New Album ‘Fear Inoculum’ Could Have Been ‘One Giant Song’
Drummer Danny Carey reveals initial ambition as band lock out Rock Digital Top 10, setting new chart record.
Def Leppard Launch ‘Sin City’ Vegas Residency: Set List, Video
The Rock and Roll Hall of Famers kicked off their latest Las Vegas stint in emphatic fashion.
How ‘I Hate Myself for Loving You’ Became Joan Jett’s Hugest Song
The 1988 song went from moderate hit to football anthem decades later.
What’s the Meaning of Tool’s New Album Title ‘Fear Inoculum’?
Previous names have mixed metaphors, clashed concepts and contained personal references – which may or may not be a clue.
Corey Taylor Says New Slipknot LP Title Calls Out Divisiveness
He argues that it’s “dangerous for people to be different” right now, and he “will not have it.”
Woodstock 50 Was Doomed 7 Months Ago, Promoter Admits
Michael Lang is taking responsibility for the "biggest factor" in the festival's failure.
Soundgarden Members in Struggle to Complete Unfinished Album
Kim Thayil says trio is being denied access to recordings made before Chris Cornell’s death.
Motorhead Announce ‘Overkill’ and ‘Bomber’ Box Set and Reissues
“Exciting, extensive and detailed” career-spanning campaign starts with launch of unreleased “Bomber” live version.